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Student sues blind Indian-American professor for gender discrimination

"If there was discrimination in this office, it was and it is the discrimination that I felt as a blind professor," the professor said.

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Sheena Iyengar, an Indian-American author, was accused of gender discrimination by a Columbia University alumnus Elizabeth Blackwell.

The professor is a faculty at Columbia Business School and is the author of the book 'The Art of Choosing.'

According to the New York Post, Blackwell graduated with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Columbia University in 2017. She accused Sheena of assigning her 'female' jobs like applying makeup and booking restaurants.

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